Michael was appointed a non-executive director in June 2007 and Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Management Development and Remuneration Committee in July 2011.
Commenting on Michael’s decision to step down from the Board, Tim Stevenson, Chairman of Johnson Matthey, said: "Michael has been a strong and very effective non-executive director for Johnson Matthey over a sustained period. His deep commercial experience and pragmatic approach will be much missed by his colleagues on the board".
Michael will retire from the board with effect from the close of the company’s Annual General Meeting on 23rd July 2014. Alan Ferguson, a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, will be appointed to the role of Senior Independent Director. Dorothy Thompson, a non-executive director, will be appointed as chair of the Management Development and Remuneration Committee.
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